Mugen Shard
Launched: October 16, 2001
Time Zone: Japan JST
Maintenance Time: 8:00AM
IP Address:

Mugen is a Japanese shard featuring the Siege Ruleset and whose name in Japanese means dream, fantasy, or infinite. It has been interpreted to mean "Without Limits."


  • No Item Insurance.
  • Felucca ruleset on all remaining facets (Ilshenar, Malas, etc.).
  • Each player can use a Personal Bless Deed on but one item.
  • Character Transfer is prohibited to and from Mugen.
  • Murderers and criminals cannot kick/ban others from their home, nor can they log out instantly.
  • The title “Murderer” has been done away with, murderers will now show their karma/fame title.

Skills & Stats

  • Skill gain:
    • Skill points for skills under 70 points gain as normal shards;
    • Skill points for skills between 70 and 79.9 points gain a maximum of 3.6 points total per day, with a minimum of 5 minutes between point gained;
    • Skill points for skills between 80 and 98.9 points gain a maximum of 2 points total per day, with a minimum of 10 minutes between point gained; and
    • Skill points for skills 99.0 points and up gain a maximum of 2 points total per day, with a minimum of 15 minutes between point gained.
  • Maximum of 6 stat point gains per day.
  • Decreased rate for SOS bottle spawn.
  • No treasure maps can be fished up.
  • Arms Lore gives a crafting bonus every 12.5 skill instead of 20, as on the regular shards.



  • Musical instruments, fishing poles, herding crooks, scissors, axes used for lumberjacking, and other bladed objects wear down and break with use.
  • 7th Anniversary Items are not blessed.


  • Shopkeeper NPCs do not buy items from players.
  • Shopkeeper NPCs charge 3x more for the items they sell.
  • Shopkeeper NPCs do not sell any resources (Ingots, Cloth, etc.)).
  • Hireling NPCs charge 3x more for their services.
  • NPCs do not carry gold in their backpacks, which prevents it from being stolen or looted upon death.

Other Uses for Mugen

  • M.U.G.E.N. is also a freeware 2D fighting game engine that was originally released in July of 1999.
  • Mugen is also a character in the Japanese anime series Samurai Champloo.

See Also